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Daily Archives: October 20, 2012

Producer Jeffrey Katzenberg, left, and director Steven Spielberg arrive at the America's Democratic Legacy Award Gala in this file photo.

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Producer Jeffrey Katzenberg, left, and director Steven Spielberg arrive at the America's Democratic Legacy Award Gala in this file photo.

Spielberg, Katzenberg Produce Blockbuster Contributions to Pro-Obama PAC

Movie director Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of Dreamworks Animation SKG Inc., were among the million-dollar donors last month to Priorities USA Action, the super-PAC founded by former aides to President Barack Obama. Katzenberg gave $2 million to the...

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Gary Sinise, left, Mykelti Williamson, and Tom Hanks in "Forrest Gump."

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Gary Sinise, left, Mykelti Williamson, and Tom Hanks in "Forrest Gump."

Forrest Gump for Obama, Lt. Dan, Bubba Backing Romney

Forrest Gump backs President Obama. Lieutenant Dan and Bubba are for Mitt Romney. The actors portraying those characters from the 1994 movie, that is. Gary Sinise, who played the role of Gump’s Army commanding officer, donated $5,000 to Romney’s campaign...

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Randall Stephenson, chairman, president and chief executive officer of AT&T Inc.

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Randall Stephenson, chairman, president and chief executive officer of AT&T Inc.

AT&T Rings Romney’s Bell

AT&T Inc., the largest U.S. phone company, is taking sides in the election contest between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney. The company’s political action committee contributed $5,000 to Romney last month, Federal Election Commission reports show. Earlier...

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Mitt Romney, left,  Rep Paul Ryan greet supporters during a Victory Rally at the Daytona Beach Bandshell on Oct. 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

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Mitt Romney, left, Rep Paul Ryan greet supporters during a Victory Rally at the Daytona Beach Bandshell on Oct. 19, 2012 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

Romney, Ryan: Fireworks, Fly-Away

In the early Florida light, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan lingered on the tarmac as they said their goodbyes this morning, after a wild Friday night rally in Daytona Beech, a city that’s witnessed its share of passing ships. Last...

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Priorities’ Bill Burton says the ad, “Stage,” is back by popular demand.

Priorities’ Bill Burton says the ad, “Stage,” is back by popular demand.

`The Stage’ is Set in Ohio: Priorities

Priorities USA Action, the super-PAC backing President Barack Obama, has spent millions portraying the business career of Republican Mitt Romney as ruinous to the lives of people who worked for some of the companies that Romney’s Bain Capital took over....

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